Privacy Statement

Lancashire Wildlife Trust's Data Protection Promise

The Lancashire Wildlife Trust is committed to protecting your privacy. It is very important to us and we respect anyone's concerns about maintaining it. This statement tells you how and why we use your information.

We promise to treat your data with the same professionalism and care we extend to your local wildlife - making it our mission to protect it. 

It is only with the valuable support of our members and volunteers that the Lancashire Wildlife Trust is able to achieve so much for our beloved region.

You may change the way in which you receive information from us at any time:
• Email: info@lancswt.org.uk
• Telephone: 01772 324129
• Post: The Lancashire Wildlife Trust, The Barn, Berkeley Drive, Bamber Bridge, PR5 6BY

We understand that you have trusted us with your personal data and in addition to our own high standards and values we are also members of both the Institute of Fundraising and the Fundraising Regulator. Their strict policies regarding the protection of your data can be found on their websites: www.institute-of-fundraising.org.uk and www.fundraisingregulator.org.uk

As a member, supporter or volunteer of The Lancashire Wildlife Trust you are part of our family. A family of likeminded people who want Lancashire, Manchester and North Merseyside's wildlife, countryside and people to flourish. We just need to inspire everybody else to feel the same way!

Third Parties

The Trust will never sell your details to third parties. We will use a third party to send out items such as your membership magazine, surveys and secure systems to store your data on. These third parties are carefully selected and adhere to our strict data protection policies in order to keep your information safe. They are only permitted to use your data for the purposes we set out, and your data is permanently deleted by them once they have completed the necessary process. With regard to our database system, we have full control over how your data is stored and used.

Access to Your Own Information

You can contact us anytime by letter or telephone to change or update your details, or obtain a copy of your record. If you have any problems or queries about your data, please contact us by emailing us

Financial Security

All LWT forms which request credit card or bank details use the SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) protocol for encryption. Most browsers (Microsoft Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Safari, etc) support SSL. The link between your browser and the server is secure if your browser displays a small padlock or key symbol somewhere in the frame, or the address bar shows a web address beginning https:// (rather than http://).

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